The Financial Times posted an interesting story over the weekend linking Tim O’Toole, London Underground’s former Managing Director, to the Chief Executive position at Tube Lines vacated by Dean Finch last month. The FT claimed that Tube Lines had entered negotiations with O’Toole over the vacant post, although this was a situation that David Begg, Tube Lines’ Chairman refused to confirm: I haven’t offered Tim O’Toole a contract, so I cannot say whether or not Tim ...
This week is the last in which comments are being accepted on the newly proposed TfL Railway Byelaws. The Byelaws are being introduced to ensure that one standard set covers all TfL-branded rail services. Currently, there are three different sets of Byelaws in force across the network – the London Regional Transport Byelaws, the Docklands Light Railway Byelaws and (on Overground services) the National Railway Byelaws. All three follow a similar pattern (as they’re all based off the ...
The London Transport Museum have put a small selection of their film collection online. In their own words: These initial films offer a selection of time periods covering 1910 to 1970, including the classic British Transport Films ‘All that mighty heart’, along with a lesser-known gem ‘Our Canteens’ Unfortunately it appears that they aren’t allowing them to be embedded on external websites at the moment, so below you’ll find direct links to each, along with ...
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